I heard the canals in Cape Coral have an odor and have a lot of insects. How true is this? Do these canals?

Asked by Chris Miller, 19033 Sun Mar 8, 2009

flood with bad rain?

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Irene Parker, Agent, Cape Coral, FL
Tue Aug 26, 2014
I realize I am answering this question 5 years later but I want to be sure that everyone knows
Cape Coral has no more bugs than any other part of Florida. Lee County uses airplanes to spray
and kill mosquitoes, especially after a big rain storm.
I live and play on my canal. Never has it had an odor. We have dolphin, manatees, tarpon and many other fish that I am sure would stay in the Gulf of Mexico if there was a problem.
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Jay LaGace, Agent, Cape Coral, FL
Sun Mar 8, 2009
I am on the canals here as much as possible, at least once a week. Was out today for a little fishing. No smells.
At times I am sure there may be a little smell from run off or whatever it may be, but nothing to talk about. As Robin said, this is Florida, Insects are part of being here. I have to tell you that Cape Coral and Lee County take an aggressive approach to keeping the population of insects at bay. I have not saw a moaquito in months, but once the rainy months get here so will the bugs.

Again as its been said, come on down for a visit and check us out for yourself. Its a great place to live.

Jay LaGace
Century 21 Birchwood Realty Inc.
4040 Del Prado Blvd.
Cape Coral, FL 33904
Web Reference:  http://www.capecoralc21.com
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Bill Eckler, Agent, Venice, FL
Sun Mar 8, 2009
Hi Chris,

Robin is correct about needing to make a visit so you can come to your own opinion about the area and rumors about the area. The most reliable information is that which you come by from a first hand experience.

We're sure it will not be as bad as it is made out to be. Start planning your visit today.
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